🦃 Gobble, Gobble! (Birch Bark #91)
Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends, and happy “it’s a quiet day in the office because all the Americans are off” day to everyone else. With that in mind, I had to write this issue early due to the holidays, so I figured why hold it for Friday, enjoy it now and maybe it’ll give you some conversation starters for the dinner table. Enjoy!
France updated their official flag last year and no one noticed
Why Tokyo works in ways other massive cities don’t
Whether you’re a web3 evangelical or skeptic, these thoughts on the current trend are interesting
Speaking of web3, this breakdown of the ConstitutionDAO saga is a good read on Vice
I’ve spoken on my blog before about how game preservation is important and how it’s crazy that the best way to play many old games is by pirating them and playing through emulation. Rockstar’s botched Grand Theft Auto trilogy release last week only made that more clear
In better gaming news, this love letter to the Nintendo Wii is spot on, showing how the console expanded the gaming market massively. It also came out on my 21st birthday, which meant I wasn’t at a bar for that birthday, I was in line for a midnight release 😂
Greg Morris with a super-useful article on how you can maintain your Ghost theme on GitHub
I took a break from tech videos to talk about the games I enjoyed the most this year.
I’ll admit, I’ve been a proponent of gas stoves for years, but over time it’s become increasingly clear I’ve been taken for a ride.
President Nixon: design icon, apparently.